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'''Mary Louisa Whately''' (August 31, 1824 – March 9, 1889) was an English missionary
. She spent over 30 years building schools for both girls and boys, ministering to their families and writing books based on her experiences.
Whately was the first person to build educational facilities for the lower classes
, especially for Muslim women, and establishing schools for all rather than only those who could afford it.